The Connection Between Parallel Electric Fields and Ion Acceleration in Astrophysical Plasmas

  1. Dennis Gallagher,
  2. James Horwitz,
  3. Joseph Perez,
  4. Robert Preece and
  5. John Quenby
  1. E. J. Lund

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/156GM14

Particle Acceleration in Astrophysical Plasmas: Geospace and Beyond

Particle Acceleration in Astrophysical Plasmas: Geospace and Beyond

How to Cite

Lund, E. J. (2005) The Connection Between Parallel Electric Fields and Ion Acceleration in Astrophysical Plasmas, in Particle Acceleration in Astrophysical Plasmas: Geospace and Beyond (eds D. Gallagher, J. Horwitz, J. Perez, R. Preece and J. Quenby), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/156GM14

Author Information

  1. Space Science Center, University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904214

Online ISBN: 9781118666104

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Keywords:

  • Particle acceleration;
  • Plasma astrophysics;
  • Space plasmas

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Auroral Ion Outflow

  • Parallel Electric Fields In the Auroral Region

  • Application to the Solar Corona

  • Discussion and Summary